Ameren Engineer/ Sr Engineer - Compliance Operations in St. Louis, Missouri
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About The Position
The Compliance Operations Engineer is responsible for assisting Transmission Business Functions in maintaining compliance with SERC, NERC, and FERC Standards and Regulations, including but not limited to: EOP, TOP, PER, and COM standards. The Engineer works alongside Standard Owners and Subject Matter Experts to promote operational efficiency and establish internal controls and supporting documentation to mitigate compliance risks and maintain evidence for audits. The Engineer also provides testimony of Transmission Business Function processes, controls, and documentation during internal and external audits of SERC, NERC, and FERC Standards and Regulations.
Key responsibilities include:
Assist Standard Owners and Subject Matter Experts with the creation and maintenance of internal policies, processes, procedures, and guidelines to promote operational efficiency and NERC CIP and O&P Compliance.
Work alongside Transmission Business Functions to automate work practices and mitigate risk using new or existing job tools
Participate in industry committees, forums, working groups, and/or drafting teams related to operational efficiency and SERC, NERC, and FERC Compliance
Review, comment, and provide ballot recommendations for new and revised standards to Compliance Oversight
Use automated tools to generate, monitor, and report progress on compliance activities, implementation plans, and mitigation plans for SERC, NERC, and FERC Standards and Regulations, including but not limited to: EOP, TOP, PER, and COM standards.
Assist Transmission Business Functions with managing documentation, compliance activities and risks for other local, state, and federal regulations as needed
Be familiar with Transmission Engineering and Operations processes to represent business lines during internal and external audits of SERC, NERC, and FERC Standards and Regulations, including but not limited to: EOP, TOP, PER, and COM standards.
Support development of Root Cause Analysis, investigations, Self-Reports, and Mitigation Plans
Work with Engineering and Operations to inventory work processes
Maintain Risk and Compliance tools and applications
Review standard applicability for new, upgraded, and acquired facilities
Stay up-to-date with new and revised standards as well as standards newly applicable to Ameren
Review RSAWs and evidence periodically in support of compliance readiness
Support business functions with preparation of responses to RFI relating to mitigation plans and applicable surveys from SERC and NERC.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited University is required. Three or more years of relevant utility experience preferred (e.g. compliance, utility engineering, transmission or distribution operations, transmission planning, information systems/cybersecurity, system protection, substation design, etc.). Experience with relational databases, utility work management and engineering tools (Maximo, ASPEN, CAPE, ENOSERV Powerbase/RTS, iTOA) and business collaboration/data analysis tools (Sharepoint, Power BI) strongly preferred.
- Technical career path level depends upon applicant’s credentials.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Excellent analytical, oral and written communications skills and computer skills. Ability to work effectively with conflicting priorities and stressful situations in a team-oriented environment required. Must pass NERC Cyber Security Background check.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.
Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.
Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.
Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.
Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2050 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.
St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit Ameren.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=3228409-1&h=4163191186&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ameren.com%2F&a=Ameren.com) , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , Facebook.com/AmerenCorp , or LinkedIn.com/company/Ameren .
Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.